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Melanesia in Review: Issues and Events, 2001

Melanesia in Review: Issues and Events, 2001 A review of Solomon Islands is not vesi, a spokeswoman for the former included in this issue. governing party (Soqosoqo ni Vaka- vulewa ni Taukei, or svt ) predicted F i j i that “if you force the Gates (High Fiji seemed to come full circle in 2 0 0 1. Court) judgement upon the Fijian The year began with the nation ner- people against their will our chances vously awaiting the outcome of a of returning to democracy will be Court of Appeal hearing on the fate destroyed for a long time” (Sun, 18 of the interim government installed Jan 2001, 1). In an unusual show of after the 2000 coup. It ended in a unity, Fijian political parties issued a similar way, with the same Court of joint statement demanding the contin- Appeal preparing to rule on the future uation of the interim government. of the newly elected government of They warned that any attempts to Laisenia Qarase. Throughout 2001, “derail Fijian leadership” would be Fiji’s political course followed surpris- strongly resisted. Meanwhile the ing and at times startling directions, Taukei Movement was reported to as the country picked its way through be mobilizing its supporters to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

Melanesia in Review: Issues and Events, 2001

The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 14 (2) – Jul 1, 2002

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University of Hawai'I Press
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Copyright © 2002 University of Hawai'i Press.
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1527-9464

Abstract

A review of Solomon Islands is not vesi, a spokeswoman for the former included in this issue. governing party (Soqosoqo ni Vaka- vulewa ni Taukei, or svt ) predicted F i j i that “if you force the Gates (High Fiji seemed to come full circle in 2 0 0 1. Court) judgement upon the Fijian The year began with the nation ner- people against their will our chances vously awaiting the outcome of a of returning to democracy will be Court of Appeal hearing on the fate destroyed for a long time” (Sun, 18 of the interim government installed Jan 2001, 1). In an unusual show of after the 2000 coup. It ended in a unity, Fijian political parties issued a similar way, with the same Court of joint statement demanding the contin- Appeal preparing to rule on the future uation of the interim government. of the newly elected government of They warned that any attempts to Laisenia Qarase. Throughout 2001, “derail Fijian leadership” would be Fiji’s political course followed surpris- strongly resisted. Meanwhile the ing and at times startling directions, Taukei Movement was reported to as the country picked its way through be mobilizing its supporters to

Journal

The Contemporary PacificUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Jul 1, 2002

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